In our MA in Holocaust Studies Program we work hard to provide our students with diverse and rich course material. We use a multi-disciplinary approach to the study of the Holocaust, using history, psychology, museum studies, education, anthropology and the arts to foster a comprehensive understanding of our subject material.
This year we were excited to add three new courses to our catalogue:
Historiography of the Holocaust: An Introduction – taught by Professor Dan Michman
The aim of this course is to introduce the field of Holocaust history through a variety of angles: (a) its course of development over the decades as a result of a variety of factors – political interests and pressures, judicial and restitution procedures, archival accessibility, scholarly methodologies, media representations and more; (b) major controversies that dominate(d) the field; (c) coping with the challenge of conceptualization; (d) the Holocaust historian’s workshop: from raw documents to the…
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